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Ransomware Outbreak Targeting Windows SMB Flaw

A large ransomware outbreak affecting some Windows systems is in effect today, with a report from the SANS Institute's Internet Storm Center estimating 45,000 attacks in 74 countries.

Microsoft Build 2017: Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Announced

Microsoft announced the next major update to Windows 10, arriving sometime this fall, on the second day of the company's Build developer conference in Seattle, Wash.

Microsoft Advises Developers To Stop Using Azure Active Directory Graph

Microsoft clarified earlier this month that it really wants developers to use Microsoft Graph over Azure Active Directory Graph, going forward.

Windows Server 'Insider' Testing Program Coming This Summer

Microsoft plans to launch a Windows Insider Program for Windows Server 2016 users, starting this summer.

Microsoft Expands SharePoint Online URL Path Lengths

Microsoft has increased the maximum URL path length for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business subscribers.

Office 365 Developers Getting Improved Capabilities

Microsoft used the occasion of its Build 2017 event on Wednesday to highlight previews of Office 365 perks for developers, as well as three capabilities now ready for commercial use.

Microsoft Build 2017: Nadella Outlines Company's 'Intelligent Cloud' Focus

Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella kicked of the company's 2017 Build developer conference this morning in Seattle, Wash. by highlighting some of the upcoming offerings coming to Azure, PowerShell and Visual Studio.

Microsoft Offers Clarifications on Windows as a Service Changes

A few noteworthy details emerged from Microsoft's Windows-as-a-service Q&A session last week.

Organizations Ramping Up Windows 10 Plans This Year

Organizations may be starting to plan their operating system migrations to Windows 10, beginning this year.

Microsoft Highlights Edge Browser Management in Windows 10

Microsoft on Thursday enumerated browser management policies of benefit to IT pros that are available with Windows 10 version 1703, the "creators update."

Kaspersky Lab's Complaint Against Microsoft Continues Despite Windows 10 Improvements

Kaspersky Lab's chairman and CEO this week indicated how an antitrust dispute with Microsoft has been faring after about six months.

Microsoft Shifts Focus to Power BI Apps with New Premium Offering

Microsoft today announced plans to offer a new Power BI Premium subscription plan, while also previewing a new Power BI apps sharing capability.

OpenSSH Windows Nearing Completion

Microsoft announced today that efforts to integrate the open source Secure Shell (OpenSSH) protocol with Windows (Win32) are nearing completion.

BizTalk Server 2016 Feature Pack 1 Released

Microsoft released BizTalk Server 2016 Feature Pack 1 this week.

Microsoft Updates Preview of Azure Active Directory Pass-Through Authentication

Microsoft this week announced that it has updated its preview of Azure Active Directory Pass-Through Authentication.

Microsoft Experts Outline Windows 10 Tips and Tools

Experts at Microsoft clarified a few more Windows 10 deployment and management matters this week.

Microsoft Previews Simpler Document Protection with Azure Information Protection

Microsoft is previewing a more simplified administrative approach to adding protection settings for documents when using its Azure Information Protection service.

Microsoft Rescinds New Login Behavior for Azure Active Directory Portal

Microsoft has temporarily rolled back an Azure Active Directory login portal change that it had instituted earlier this month.

Windows 10 To Get Cumulative Nonsecurity Updates Each Month

Microsoft this week described new "update options" for IT pros maintaining computing environments with Windows 10 version 1703, also known as the "creators update."

Office 365 Business Users Getting New Outlook Customer Manager

Microsoft is beginning to release Outlook Customer Manager to Office 365 Business Premium subscribers worldwide.

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